Wheelhouse Brewing

This “little brewery at the end of the road on the left side of British Columbia” was the talk of the Great Canadian Beer Festival this past September. Everyone was talking about their Scurvy Dog Spruce Ale and First Mate […]

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Vancouver Island Brewing

Victoria’s sleepy behemoth has been stirring in recent times as it looks to capitalize on the rise of craft and diversify beyond staple brews such as its flagship Piper’s Pale Ale. VIB’s bomber releases have increasingly challenged palates, and for […]

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Twin Sails Brewing

Twin brothers Clay and Cody Allmin decided to start a brewery in the burgeoning beer town of Port Moody. That’s where the “Twin” comes from, if you were wondering. Head brewer Dave Bridger is specializing in German style beers, which […]

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Tree Brewing

Kicking off the craft beer revolution in a town dominated by wine, Tree has been fighting the good fight since 1996. In 2014, they opened the Tree Brewing Beer Institute in downtown K-Town, where experimental, fresh beer goes straight from […]

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Townsite Brewing

Belgium’s loss has been Powell River’s gain. Head brewer Cedric Dauchot has brought both a Wallonian complexity and deft simplicity to Townsite’s lineup, which ranges from a quaffable blonde ale to spicy tripels and whatever’s bubbling away in the barrels […]

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Tofino Brewing Company

“Tuff Sesh, dude. That last wave was, like, totally Kelp Stout. Dude was a Hoppin’ Cretin for attempting it.” Some of the beer names may sound like Tofino surfer code, but there’s nothing inscrutable about the liquid itself. These are […]

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Tin Whistle

Penticton’s oldest brewery was born during the second wave of B.C. craft brewing. Since then, they’ve kept their head down, plugging away at new recipes that often build upon the last. They’ve been tough to find outside the Okanagan, but […]

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Drinkin' for Jesus!

If you, like me, are sane, reasonable and a little cheap, you’ll  see the Advent calendars produced by Phillips Brewing and by Parallel 49 / Central City this year at the liquor store and balk at the $60-plus price tag. […]

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